Montgomery County, Maryland Population 2018

Montgomery County, Maryland's estimated population is 1,058,810 with a growth rate of 1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montgomery County, Maryland is the 1st largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,039,198-19,612-1.85%
20171,058,81010,4781.00%
20161,048,3328,9620.86%
20151,039,3709,1820.89%
20141,030,18810,8971.07%
20131,019,29111,8031.17%
20121,007,48814,1621.43%
2011993,32617,1861.76%
2010976,140219,11328.94%
1990757,027177,97430.74%
1980579,05356,24410.76%
1970522,809181,88153.35%
1960340,928176,527107.38%
1950164,40180,48995.92%
194083,91234,70670.53%
193049,20614,28540.91%
192034,9212,8328.83%
191032,0891,6385.38%
190030,4513,26612.01%
189027,1852,4269.80%
188024,7594,19620.41%
187020,5632,24112.23%
186018,3222,46215.52%
185015,8604042.61%
184015,456-4,360-22.00%
183019,8163,41620.83%
182016,400-1,580-8.79%
181017,9802,92219.40%
180015,058-2,945-16.36%
179018,0030.00%

Montgomery County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White563,929
Black or African American187,943
Asian153,504
Some Other Race88,027
Two or More Races42,227
American Indian and Alaska Native3,091
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander477

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Montgomery County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

10,00020,00030,00040,000 Male Population10,00020,00030,00040,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Montgomery County, Maryland Median Age

38.8


Total

37.4


Male

40.3


Female

Montgomery County, Maryland Adults

There are 795,544 adults, (146,712 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Montgomery County, Maryland Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

537,627

51.73%

Male

501,571

48.27%

Montgomery County, Maryland Households and Families

Montgomery County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Montgomery County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All65.6%34.4%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Female49.3%50.7%
Male48.7%51.3%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montgomery County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All369,2422.7965.6
Married199,8133.4178.5
Non Family111,3871.2751.1
Female41,8643.5249.3
Male16,1783.6448.7

3.34

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Montgomery County, Maryland Households

Montgomery County, Maryland Education

Montgomery County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade36,9345.18%
9th to 12th Grade26,7903.75%
High School Graduate98,01413.74%
Some College98,36513.79%
Associates Degree37,1635.21%
Bachelors Degree190,72526.73%
Graduate Degree225,46331.60%

Montgomery County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White347,951339,563248,002
Black122,105113,56453,448
Hispanic116,46179,57129,278
Asian112,685103,57276,594
Other Race50,87429,5267,463
Multiple Races18,33816,88310,059
Native American2,2011,616531
Islander300245121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 71.27%.

Montgomery County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,029$65,206$48,722
Less Than High School$25,428$29,474$19,439
High School Grad$31,075$35,834$26,318
Some College$40,780$45,810$35,846
Bachelors Degree$63,707$78,230$53,617
Graduate Degree$96,402$112,800$79,988

$56,029

Average Earnings

$65,206

Average Male

$48,722

Average Female

Montgomery County, Maryland Language

Montgomery County, Maryland Language by Age

Montgomery County, Maryland Language

59.52% of Montgomery County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 40.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.58% of the population.

Montgomery County, Maryland Poverty

Montgomery County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic195,58822,78811.65%
Black185,35920,67011.15%
White464,37816,9673.65%
Other87,36612,60614.43%
Asian153,1069,5446.23%
Multiple42,0063,7809.00%
Native3,0611203.92%
Islander4246615.57%

6.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.00%

Male Poverty Rate

7.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Maryland is Islander, with 15.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Maryland is White, with 3.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.07%.

Montgomery County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.34%
High School10.03%
Some College6.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Montgomery County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.75%
Male Unemployed16.42%
Female Employed4.18%
Male Employed2.59%

Montgomery County, Maryland Income

Montgomery County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$103,178$140,141
Families$122,104$161,156
Married Families$144,613$184,004
Non Families$64,868$85,505

Montgomery County, Maryland Marital Status

Montgomery County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Montgomery County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Montgomery County, Maryland Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Montgomery County, Maryland Veterans

Montgomery County, Maryland Veterans by War

43,481

Number of Veterans

37,538

Male Veterans

5,943

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam12,361
Second Gulf War10,582
First Gulf War9,961
Korea4,007
World War II3,227

Montgomery County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+11,489
35 to 5410,424
65 to 749,221
55 to 647,215
18 to 345,132

Montgomery County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White30,4276.84%
Black8,0595.78%
Hispanic3,3982.49%
Asian2,3341.90%
2 or More1,3396.13%
Other1,1051.83%
Indian1666.96%
Hawaiian5114.33%

Montgomery County, Maryland Veterans by Education

3.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, Maryland Employment Status

Montgomery County, Maryland Employment by Age

71.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery County, Maryland Employment by Race

Montgomery County, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Montgomery County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gaithersburg5990567776787113.14%
Rockville612506694056909.29%
Takoma Park167221776510436.24%
Poolesville485451903366.92%
Chevy Chase282429891655.84%
Kensington223923791406.25%
Chevy Chase Village195120621115.69%
Somerset12001277776.42%
Garrett Park9871046595.98%
Martin's Additions941997565.95%
Chevy Chase View928987596.36%
Chevy Chase Section Three750793435.73%
Chevy Chase Section Five673711385.65%
North Chevy Chase551587366.53%
Washington Grove529564356.62%
Laytonsville354374205.65%
Glen Echo255269145.49%
Barnesville17317963.47%
Brookeville12813243.13%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990